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Klosterman, H. (fl. 1861) Map of the Seat of War in South Carolina

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07086.04 Author/Creator: Klosterman, H. (fl. 1861) Place Written: s.l. Type: Map Date: circa 1861 Pagination: 1 map : col. ; 54.3 x 68.5 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07086.04 Author/Creator: Klosterman, H. (fl. 1861) Place Written: s.l. Type: Map Date: circa 1861 Pagination: 1 map : col. ; 54.3 x 68.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Shows the Atlantic coast from Savannah to Winyaw Bay, with Charleston featured prominently in the lower center. Indicates towns, roads, and some topographical features. Painted and drawn on a coated, fine weave "architect's" linen. Mostly black and white, with the red and blue watercolor lines painted on the back. Signed by H. Klosterman, Chief Engineer of the15th Army Corps. The map is missing a triangular section at top right, affecting a portion of the image.

People: Klosterman, H., fl. 1861

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion Forces

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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